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A Multifaceted and Formulaic Identity

Fiona M. Douglas

in Scottish Newspapers, Language and Identity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624379
eISBN:
9780748671533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624379.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The discussion in Chapter 2 suggested that historicity and heritage were important facets in national identities, and stressed the vertical (historical) as well as horizontal (contemporaneous) axis. ... More


Among the wee Nazareths: myths of moral community

Andrew Blaikie

in The Scots Imagination and Modern Memory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617869
eISBN:
9780748653515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617869.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter challenges the negativity of the presence of cultural sub-nationalism in the Scots psyche, arguing — albeit just as speculatively — that those consuming and, to some extent, themselves ... More


Introduction

Michael Shaw

in The Fin-de-Siècle Scottish Revival: Romance, Decadence and Celtic Identity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474433952
eISBN:
9781474477000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433952.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction to this book begins by illustrating that many writers and critics in the 1890s identified an artistic and literary revival in fin-de-siècle Scotland, one that hoped to defend ... More


The Kailyard Comes to London: The Progressive Potential of Romantic Convention in Annie S. Swan’s A Victory Won

Lisa C. Robertson

in Home and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Literary London

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474457880
eISBN:
9781474490818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457880.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines Annie S. Swan’s novel A Victory Won (1895) in the context of the generic conventions of the kailyard genre. Despite the novel’s romantic representation of the fictional ‘Barker ... More


Scotland as a Site of Nihilistic Sacrifice

John Marmysz

in Cinematic Nihilism: Encounters, Confrontations, Overcomings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474424561
eISBN:
9781474438421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424561.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, the films The Wicker Man, Breaking the Waves, and NEDs are shown to illustrate Nietzsche’s stages of sacrifice leading toward total nihilism. These stages consist of the literal ... More


Nation: Scotland's Son

Justin D. Livingstone

in Livingstone's ‘Lives’: A metabiography of a Victorian icon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095320
eISBN:
9781781707951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095320.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

A considerable amount of Livingstone scholarship has been devoted to his Scottish identity and his position within the nation’s social and intellectual history. In keeping with this critical ... More


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